bastard toadflax


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bastard toadflax

n.
A hemiparasitic perennial plant (Comandra umbellata) of North America, having clusters of small whitish or greenish flowers.
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Noun1.bastard toadflax - woody creeping parasite of western North America having numerous thick powdery leaves and panicles of small dull-white flowersbastard toadflax - woody creeping parasite of western North America having numerous thick powdery leaves and panicles of small dull-white flowers
Comandra, genus Comandra - small genus of chiefly North American parasitic plants
parasitic plant - plant living on another plant and obtaining organic nutriment from it
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